Updated: April 15, 2014
Microsoft Azure Mobile Services integrates with the following identity providers to make it easy to authenticate users from your app:
Windows Azure Active Directory
To enable authentication, you must first register your app with one of these identity providers and then configure your mobile service. You must also add authentication code to your app.
In a .NET backend, authenticated user information is obtained from User property of a controller, as in this example:
|The “secret” value provided to you by an identity provider is an important security credential. Do not share it with anyone or distribute it with your app.|